Mulan Is The Get Out Of Asian Films
BlerdUp reviews the 2020 remake of Mulan and discuss how problematic it is. Then, we discuss the latest episode of Lovecraft Country, 'A History Of Violence'. Finally, Brendon catches everyone up on his Black women reading challenge.
Honoring Chadwick Boseman – BlerdUp Episode 59
On this week's beefy show, BlerdUp pays tribute to Black cultural icon Chadwick Boseman. We also discuss John Boyega airing out Disney over Star Wars, why we may be too woke for Batman, and Lovecraft Country. Brendon also reviews New
Tenet Review – BlerdUp Episode 58
Early Tenet review by Brendon of BlerdUp. Is Tenet worth seeing? Tenet is a spy movie written and directed by Christopher Nolan and stars John David Washington (Ballers, BlacKkKlansman, The Book of Eli). Check out this episode
Remembering X-Men 20 Years Later – BlerdUp Special
Brendon of BlerdUp teams up with Fantastic Frankey to discuss the 20th anniversary of the first live action X-Men film. They explore what holds up and what doesn't. They later rank all of the X-Men films and recast the franchise
Kipo & The Age Of Wonderbeasts Helps Normalize Blackness – BlerdUp Episode 57
BlerdUp discusses Kipo & The Age Of Wonderbeasts, the Wonder Years getting rebooted with a Black cast, the latest Candyman teaser, and Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods!
Black Men, It’s Bigger Than Noname & J. Cole
In our shortest show yet, Brendon breaks down the Noname/J. Cole situation and issues a challenge to his male listeners.
How Should Pop Culture React to Black Protests?
On our 2nd anniversary episode, we discuss the PS5 "Future of Gaming" event, our hope and cynicism concerning the recent global uprisings, how pop culture could react to our current crises, Dave Chappelle's "8:46", and more!
Rap Needs To Radically Transform To Meet This Radical Moment
Two years ago, I hypothesized that a new wave of rap was coming. I used social, economic, and political changes in the U.S. to chart waves within the music. I reasoned that the coming recession and the rise of Trump
Mega Ran & K-Murdock Interview – 100% Epic & Euphoric
Mega Ran & K-Murdock sit down with Brendon of the BlerdUp podcast to discuss their classic album Forever Famicom. Mega Ran & K-Murdock also talk about the new gaming consoles coming this year, performing overseas, who they want to work
Jill Scott Erykah Badu Battle – 100% Perfection
The Jill Scott Erykah Badu Battle was everything you would imagine. Erykah Badu and Jill Scott have been a part of important stages of my life. Jill Scott’s Vol. 1 was the first Valentine’s Day present I ever received from